Daily Archives: January 8, 2018

Info note: So called “National Will”: 30 million people without elected mayors in Turkey

Istanbul’s Beşiktaş mayor Murat Hazinedar, opposition Republican People’s Party’s (CHP) district mayor is dismissed from his duties on Jan. 4 by the Turkish Interior Ministry as part of an investigation. Besiktaş is one of the most popular districts and neighborhoods … Continue reading

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CHP News: We’re not afraid of your courts or police: CHP head

Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has slammed ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) for putting pressure on the judiciary to oppress the CHP, expressing the party’s aim to sweep the big cities in the upcoming local … Continue reading

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Constitutional Court to Discuss Application of CHP on Statute Enabling Muftis to Perform Marriage

The Constitutional Court will discuss the application of the Republican People’s Party (CHP) for the statute that grants muftis authority to perform marriage to be revoked and its execution to be suspended. from bianet http://ift.tt/2qAKf9j via CHPEU

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Turkey needs more women in local governance

Turkey needs more women in local governance Four-year-old Elif and two-year-old Hira were killed by their father Ali Yardım on Jan. 2 in Istanbul’s Maltepe district. Their mother Dilek Yardım, who was seeking a divorce from Ali, said at the … Continue reading

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Germany’s ‘In the Fade’ wins Golden Globe for foreign film by German-Turk Director Fatih Akın

‘In the Fade’ wins Golden Globe for foreign film By andrew dalton, associated press BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Jan 7, 2018, 10:35 PM ET “In the Fade,” a German film that tackles terrorism from multiple, and multicultural, perspectives won the … Continue reading

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REPORT OF HUMAN RIGHTS AT RISK IN 2017 : ‘Freedoms Restricted, Rights Defenders Targeted’

Büyükada trial and murdered nature defenders Aysin Büyüknohutçu and Ali Ulvi Büyüknohutçu were included in the “Human Rights Defenders at Risk in 2017” released by Front Line Defenders. from bianet http://ift.tt/2ADoTbg via CHPEU

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